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Puerto Rico struggles to revive coffee industry

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coffee production in Puerto Rico has hit the lowest level in the island’s history, leaving farmers and government officials worried about how to revive a …


Spokane’s Cravens Coffee celebrates 20 years in business

Twenty years ago Monday, Simon Craven Thompson and his wife, Rebecca Templin, launched their coffee roasting business. The date – April Fools’ Day – was a coincidence. But some might …


Unusual Congolese coffee lands in Spokane

Deborah Di Bernardo can be passionate about coffee – but it’s not every day that she gets choked up talking about it. In the three years since Di Bernardo and …


Christmas Bureau: Nine day run ends today

Whether or not the weather outside is frightful, the coffee at the Christmas Bureau is delightful, warm and served with a smile. For the nine-day run of the bureau, which …


Entrepreneur Mark Camp steers energy in multiple directions

Mark Camp’s typical day is an attention-deficit sufferer’s dream. Depending on the season, it might include investigating real-estate opportunities, roasting coffee, meeting with fellow South Perry entrepreneurs and/or city officials, …


Do Your Part: Think before you drink coffee

Are you someone who savors that morning cup of coffee? Do you enjoy the smell and taste of a freshly brewed pot? You’ll enjoy it even more if you do …


Surging bean prices filter more cash from coffee drinkers

SAN FRANCISCO — Coffee drinkers are facing another round of price increases as Starbucks, J.M. Smucker, and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters pass along the rising costs of beans. Starbucks confirmed …


Coffee roasters feeling the pinch

Spokane coffee roasters are losing sleep, and it’s not the caffeine. Supplies of high-quality Arabica beans are tight. Prices have doubled in the last year.


Spokane coffee roaster believes quality begins before the pour

There’s little elegance in the practice of cupping coffees. When professional tasters are checking the aromas and tastes of coffee, they start with several samples of the grounds. Once brewed, …


New studies tout coffee’s health perks

Of all the relationships in my life, by far the most on-again, off-again has been with coffee: From that tentative dalliance in college to a serious commitment during my first …


Starbucks tries to brew interest in instant coffee

Caffeine addicts nationwide got first tastes of Starbucks Corp.’s newest offering as the coffee giant blanketed the nation with tens of thousands of free samples of its instant coffee called …


Warm to the last drop

French press, press pot, or cafetière – whatever the name, this simple method of brewing coffee has one serious drawback in a drafty kitchen – it can catch a chill. …


Conflicting health studies give coffee drinkers reason to rest a little easier

Coffee, elixir of the gods? Studies say drinking it can lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and mouth cancer. It can prevent cavities. It …


Starbucks Reports 7% Increase In Sales

Starbucks Corp. said Thursday its same-store sales rose 7 percent for the four weeks ended Jan. 25, compared with the year-ago period. Same-store sales measure sales from stores open at …


Small-Business Advocacy Group Raps ‘Family-Friendly’ Tax Credits

The National Federation of Independent Business wants broader based business-tax relief in place of Gov. Gary Locke’s proposed program of “family-friendly” tax credits. “Gov. Locke talked about creating tax credits …